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by Murray Dobbin on Monday Oct 25 2010

 I have argued that ideology makes you stupid and if you have power it makes you dangerous. One of the best examples is the idiocy of more and more tax cuts with the supposed goal of making Canadian business internationally “competitive.”

by Contributor on Monday Oct 25 2010

Columbia Basin Trust and Selkirk College are pleased to announce the establishment of the Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute (RDI), which will promote and support informed planning and decision-making in the Columbia Basin through region-specific information and applied research.

by Contributor on Monday Oct 25 2010

The BC Ministry of Children and Family Development has announced that it will require more frequent criminal records checks for foster parents and caregivers of children in care – every three years instead of every five. The ministry will have access to databases from police, the courts and corrections.

by Teralee Trommeshauser on Thursday Oct 21 2010

 Do you ever feel you need a bit of a pick me up but all the snacks you reach for tend to leave you feeling sluggish afterwards? You want something sweet but are trying to cut refined sugars out of your diet (good choice, by the way)?

by Mona Mattei on Thursday Oct 21 2010
Grand Forks RCMP has successfully arrested four methamphetamine drug dealers across the Boundary region in the last month.
“The latest arrest was yesterday (Wednesday, Oct. 20) and it was a man from Greenwood who was active selling meth in our community,” reported Staff Sergeant Jim Harrison of the Grand Forks detachment.
by Nelson Daily Editor on Tuesday Oct 19 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

The City of Nelson is the odd municipality out in the establishment of a community sustainable living service in the regional district.

by Murray Dobbin on Monday Oct 18 2010

 When asked recently what she thought of Jack Layton’s proposal to increase the payout of the Canada Pension Plan (by gradually increasing premiums paid by workers and employers) Elizabeth May, the leader of the Green Party replied:

by Contributor on Monday Oct 18 2010

Kootenay School of the Arts at Selkirk College (KSA) has unveiled a unique display of Bernard Leach Pottery thanks to the generosity of the late Carol Proudfoot Couch.